Health Promotion Board Bill

Bill No. 2/2001

Read the first time on 12th January 2001.
An Act to establish the Health Promotion Board, to provide for its functions and powers, and for matters connected therewith; and to make consequential amendments to the Dentists Act (Chapter 76 of the 2000 Revised Edition) and the Infectious Diseases Act (Chapter 137 of the 1999 Revised Edition).
Be it enacted by the President with the advice and consent of the Parliament of Singapore, as follows:
Short title and commencement
1.  This Act may be cited as the Health Promotion Board Act 2001 and shall come into operation on such date as the Minister may, by notification in the Gazette, appoint.
2.  In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires —
“appointed day” means the date of commencement of this Act;
“Board” means the Health Promotion Board established under section 3;
“Chairman” means the Chairman of the Board and includes a temporary Chairman appointed under section 8;
“Chief Executive” means the Chief Executive of the Board appointed under section 15 and includes any person acting in that capacity;
“member” means a member of the Board.